The Kurdish language was banned in Turkey for years. It's still widely discouraged, but restrictions have been somewhat relaxed. But still, few Turkish Kurds can speak the language. But one 7-year-old girl is trying to change that.
As Egypt's Muslim-dominated government consolidates and organizes, there's a move to remake Egyptian law in a more conservative image. This week, the country's public prosecutor ordered a ban on online pornography be implemented.
A 30-year-old Palestinian man, jailed after being accused of hurling a rock at an Israeli citizen, died in Israeli custody. Palestinians say he was tortured; Israelis say an investigation is ongoing. Now, some are wondering if this will lead to another intifada.
Violence is spreading in Iraq's western Anbar province engulfing two key cities — Fallujah and Ramadi. Many Americans remember Fallujah and Anbar province as places where US soldiers fought and died. Retired US Army Colonel Peter Mansoor knows the area well and says the US government should re-engage.
The Shaam News Network, run mostly by Syrians living in America, is providing tools and funding to help Syrians get photos, videos and news of the protest out of heavily controlled Syria and into the wider world.